Join us Sept 21, 2019

Enjoy Awesome Boats and Craft Beer

Join us September 21, 2019 at 2pm for the 8th annual installation of Hops and Props in Downtown Manistee

Drink your way through over 100 locally crafted beverages from Michigan’s best breweries, wineries, cider houses and distillers; grab a bite from one of the food trucks; play a game of corn hole; or pull up a lawn chair to relax all while listening to live local music! Pairing with Hops and Props, Century Boat Club will be featuring their classic wooden boats along the channel. Must be 21+ to attend.

The Century Boat Club Show is from 10am-4pm

and is free to the public!


Number of Craft Breweries in Attendance

Number of Craft Brews on Tap

Number of Hard Ciders, Meads & Specialty Spirits

Time until the 8th Annual Hops and Props in Downtown Manistee








Advance Tickets $25 | At the Door $30

Ticket includes a Hops & Props glass (approximately 6 ounces) and 5 beer samples.
Additional drink tickets can be bought for $1 a piece.
Designated Drivers can purchase a separate wristband to gain entry for $5.

Purchase tickets in Manistee at the Chamber of Commerce, the Visitors Center & North Channel Brewing Company.
Purchase tickets in Ludington at Ludington Bay Brewing Co.
Or purchase tickets online below.

Brewery List

Arbor Brewing Company

Beards Brewery

Bell’s Brewery

Big Buck Brewery

Big Hart Brewery

Blake’s Hard Cider Co.

Cigar City Brewing

Creston Brewery

The Distant Whistle Brewhouse

Farmhaus Cider

Haymarket Brewery

High Five Spirits – Distillery

Iron Fish Distillery

Journeyman Distillery 

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. 

The Mitten Brewing Co.

Mountain Town Brewing Co.

North Channel Brewery

Northern Naturals Cider

Oskar Blues Brewery

Perrin Brewing Co.

Pigeon Hill Brewing Co. 

Reed City Brewery 

Ridge Cider Co.

Right Brain Brewery

Roak Brewing Co.

Rochester Mills Beer Co. 

Starving Artist Brewing

Stormcloud Brewing Co.

Third Monk Brewery

Virtue Cider

*Check back later for updates* 

This year will feature artists Serita’s Black Rose & Desmond Jones.

Get your dancing shoes ready for some funk, rock, soul and blues! 

Serita’s Black Rose


Desmond Jones

Rock//Funk//Jazz fusion


Following the event, the fun continues as local restaurants have their taps taken over by featured breweries from the Beer Festival.

Stay Tuned: The Tap Takeover list will be announced in August! 

Phone: Manistee DDA  1(231) 398 – 3262


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Our Sponsors

Hops & Barley

Bitter End Sponsor

Knizacky Insurance Agency

Growler Sponsor